Website Change Log


#7

December 6, 2017

Features

  • Remove Form functionality is now available. This tool is used to remove the inherent shape of the sample from the texture of the surface.
  • Fill In Invalids functionality is now available. This tool is used to fill in invalid points by interpolating values from the nearest neighboring points.
  • Graph settings for the Slice chart are now available. Click the cog wheel in the chart for the settings dialog.
  • Step Height UI has been added.

Improvements

  • We improved performance for zooming on mobile devices.
  • A new version of 3D Viewer control provides a smoother 3D control experience.
  • Users now have the ability to easily edit image title and description by clicking the File details button.
  • We redesigned the dimensions measurements. The measured dimensions are now displayed along the right-hand side of the browser window.
  • Users can now change settings and save 2D and 3D image thumbnails.
  • The mouse pointer now changes to an omni-directional move pointer when hovering over one of the spheres at the ends of the Line Profile plane.

Fixes

  • A polyline was remaining in the dialog after clicking the "Exclude" or "Include" button.
  • Various minor bug fixes.

#8

December 15, 2017

Features

  • Step Height functionality is now available. This tool is used to measure the step height along a line in the sample.
  • Users can copy images from the original source.
  • Images can now be shared from public gallery viewer.
  • Users can select which thumbnail should be used for publicly shared images
  • Search by image description functionality added.
  • Users are now able to cancel their account.

Improvements

  • Updated the home page images
  • Updated the terms of services subpage
  • Eliminated almost all the password rules
  • Changed the filename to image name in the file details dialog
  • Removed the zoom restrictions on the 3D coin image appearing on the home page
  • Users can now change the 2D / 3D thumbnail view on mobile devices.
  • Changed the "zoomable" area for the 3D coin image on the home page
  • Improved the new features notification page
  • Made the used storage/space available unambiguous in the user account page

Fixes

  • The password suggestions field obscured the password rules.
  • In the Remove Form dialog, clicking the exclude all button and then the update button caused an error.
  • After entering a new graph limit and clicking Save in the graph settings, the graph lines were not correctly positioned.
  • The Favorites image's star icon was not properly highlighted after clicking it.
  • Images in the Remove form, Filter, and Crop pop-up dialogs were sometimes scaled improperly.
  • The drop-down list did not close on My Images page for mobile devices.
  • The location of the red and blue balls at the ends of the Profile plane in the 3D view were swapped.
  • Various UI bugs for mobile devices
  • Various UI bug for browser displays

#9

January 31, 2018

Features

  • Advanced Step Height functionality is now available and can be used to measure the difference in surface height between multiple regions of an image using the Histogram mode.
  • ProfilmOnline Help pages have been added and are keyword searchable.
  • Custom color gradients used in images can be imported, edited, exported, and saved to the user's color gradient library.
  • Users can now share savable images that other users can save and manipulate without affecting the original image.

Improvements

  • Update home page images - these images are of real samples imaged by our team
  • Update the Terms of Service for 2018
  • Change the password rules to give users more freedom in password creation
  • Remove the share via e-mail dialog; provide a simpler mailto: method for sharing links
  • Add the option to copy from the original source file
  • Make public gallery images shareable from viewer
  • Add searching by image description
  • Users can now select if thumbnail for publicly shared images is 3D or Top View.
  • Remove the home page hero image zoom restriction, changed the zoomable area, and added hero control zoom instructions
  • Add 2D/3D thumbnail view selection on mobile devices.
  • The Plans page is now available in multiple languages.
  • Add and improve labels, buttons, and icons in the image share dialog for better function and clarity.
  • Redesign Crop, Filter, and Remove Form operators for mobile users.
  • Redesign Profile and Areal Parameters analysis tools for mobile users.
  • Support drag and drop for uploading to the Image Gallery
  • Add Upload Image dialog, listing compatible file formats
  • ProfilmOnline and Forum navigation menus now operate consistently.
  • Drawers have been redesigned and can now be resized.
  • Various UI improvements
  • Update settings for Profile Parameters analysis mode
  • Update the supported file type list
  • Image search option now named Image rather than Models.

Fixes

  • During Sign Up, the password suggestions field no longer obscures the password rules.
  • In the Remove Form operator, after clicking Exclude All, double-clicking the Update button no longer suspends the image load.
  • In the 3D view area, after entering a value in graph limits, the graph lines were not correctly positioned.
  • The Favorite images icon was not being highlighted when selected.
  • Text for the Terms of Service wasn't adapting for mobile view.
  • Image views in the Remove Form, Filter, and Crop operator dialog boxes were not displaying correctly.
  • Colors of the Slice endpoints were swapped
  • While performing Step Height, after dragging the selected element in the line profile, the cursor continued to drag the selected element despite the end of the action.
  • Areal and Profile Parameters were not updating after performing an operation that changed the image.
  • Areal Parameters precision now matches that of Profilm 3 (desktop software version).
  • In the Remove Form operator, when a point was moved, another point was being created.
  • Various UI fixes for mobile users
  • Various UI fixes for desktop users

#10

February 2, 2018

Features

  • Image properties (includes operation history)
  • Search for Savable Images in the Public Gallery
  • “Save As” feature for images – allows users to save a copy of a Savable image from the public image gallery into their My Images gallery
  • Remove outliers operator

Improvements

  • Save Step Height analysis result if image is saved – redisplay when image is viewed
  • Drag and drop to upload images even if Upload Image dialog is visible
  • Add support to the embedded view for Custom Color Gradients
  • Various minor UI improvements
  • Change view when an image storage folder is empty

Fixes

  • On mobile devices, when moving the slider for Custom Color Gradient, another point is added.
  • Mobile users can't move the line on the diagram for Step Height Histogram
  • Mobile users sent to the main folder after clicking Cancel in Custom Color gradient
  • After clicking the update button in Filter, the button does not disappear and users receives a 500 error.
  • Fix “Save As” functionality for users that are not signed in
  • Histogram – Significant Digits functions different than in Profilm 3
  • Grammar and language corrections
  • After using Custom Color scale and then opening Image Properties, deleting the operation “Crop” produces a white screen.
  • Step Height results not updating after changing Step 3
  • Permit users to create multiple images with the same name
  • Fill In Invalids has uneven image position on mobile devices
  • Text superimposed on the sort option for mobile users
  • Image details not available on mobile devices
  • Mobile users cannot activate line or circle for Dimension analysis
  • Various minor UI fixes

#11

February 12, 2018

Features

  • Advanced Step Height functionality now available using Rectangles mode.

Improvements

  • Respond to click on a thumbnail in My Images while thumbnails are loading
  • Add Share button and ability to update share settings within the image editor
  • Add ability to search by system in the Public Gallery
  • Improve image file upload
  • Various UI improvements

Fixes

  • Active color gradient was sometimes not saved
  • Incorrect toolbar button placement in image editor on mobile devices
  • Various minor UI fixes for desktop and mobile devices

#12

February 16, 2018

Features

  • Spatial Filtering is now available with six filter methods: Median, Maximum, Minimum, Mean, Gaussian, and Laplacian.
  • New file formats supported:
    -NT-MDT (.mdt)
    -Seiko SII (.xq*)
    -Park Systems (.tif*)
    -Veeco Dimension (….)
    -Wsf ASCII (.wsf)
    -WykoVeeco ASCII (.ascii)
  • 3D Image camera position is now saved when saving an image.

Improvements

  • Add fixed endpoints for Custom Gradient creation/edit in Color Scale Settings
  • Search the Public Gallery for images made with a Filmetrics Profilm3D
  • Redesign file details dialog box with improved sharing controls
  • Various UI updates for desktop and mobile views

Fixes

  • Unable to move and change rectangle size in Step 2 of Step Height Rectangles after an update in Step 1
  • Images saved on a mobile device open without 3D when viewed on a desktop browser
  • User unable to cancel account

Down load high resolution image like tiff format from ProfilmOnline
#14

February 27, 2018

Improvements

  • Use rational increments for color scale tic mark spacing
  • Add visual indicator to show how many files are selected in My Images and option to unselect all (on tiles view)
  • Make General and 3D View Lighting settings on mobile devices consistent with the desktop version
  • Update style for on screen hints to make more visible
  • Change buttons for setting 2D/3D thumbnail for images in the public gallery on mobile devices

Fixes

  • Image history is not visible in the Public Gallery
  • User gets result “Nan” when updating in Step Height Rectangles
  • Dropdown lists overlapping in Units Display Settings
  • Deleted user accounts not anonymized in the Community Forum
  • User not able to remove defined contours in Remove Form on mobile devices
  • A new point is created after removing the polyline in Remove Form on mobile devices
  • Image files disappear when moving to folder where currently located
  • User can share image file with no title to the Public Gallery
  • Touchscreen issues in Edge browser
  • Image share toggle in Image details on mobile devices not working
  • User taken back to home page when using Back button in open image file on mobile devices
  • Server time displayed after image upload or edit rather than user’s current time
  • Settings icon should have a visual indicator that it is selected
  • Various UI fixes

#15

March 5, 2018

Improvements

  • Make touch screen drag area larger
  • Make header always visible at the top of list views
  • Make switch toggles draggable to on or off positions
  • Add ability to resend account confirmation email
  • Change default order for images list and remember view settings
  • Various UI improvements

Fixes

  • Top view thumbnail icons do not switch to the 3D view in My Image on mobile devices
  • Category selection tool in Public Gallery doesn't show all items on mobile devices
  • User is moved back to the folder after closing the Move dialog box in My Images
  • Different Step Height results between desktop application and web application
  • Moving a file that has name editing enabled should not be possible
  • With two ribbon tools open, closing one will automatically close the other in image editor
  • After removing the Remove Outliers operation, image not loaded in 3D view
  • Homepage loads incorrectly on mobile devices
  • Email address already exists error message shown when email does not actually exist
  • Modified time not updated after editing an image
  • Various minor UI fixes

#16

March 12, 2018

Improvements

  • Add 3D Printing image category
  • Improve operator dialog boxes in image editor
  • Improve image share categories input field and fix modification date
  • Add unsaved settings warning before navigating out of image editor
  • Move sign up/in form to separate page so sign in credentials can be saved in all browsers
  • Move edit profile to separate page to enable field autofill and password remember in all browsers
  • Update Report, Areal, and Profile parameters settings dialog boxes on mobile devices
  • Show title and description for all images
  • Add column for list view in My Images
  • New changes for accounts page
  • Add image upload time in file details
  • Go directly to Sign in page after sending confirmation email
  • Add new dates and features in notification options
  • Various UI improvements

Fixes

  • Notification shows that image has changed when no edits or changes have been made
  • Public Gallery item spacing issues on mobile devices
  • List is blank until scrolled after changing between tile/list views in My Images
  • User taken to bottom of page after dragging and moving file in Safari browser
  • Remove Form - button stays active after the action on mobile devices
  • After refreshing page, sort option Last modified is not the default
  • Empty space and Sign Up button hidden when user changes screen mode on mobile devices
  • Various UI fixes

#17

March 20, 2018

Improvements

  • Add image space hint to storage quota in user account
  • Add navigation between user profile and notification settings
  • Add notice after clicking previously shared image link that image is no longer available
  • Shorten links for shared images

Fixes

  • Image file damaged after repeated switching of share toggle in share controls
  • Image filters in Public Gallery clear after reporting an image
  • Download progress notice does not contain content size
  • User moved to bottom of page after clicking Submit Report button when reporting an image
  • Sorting options in Public Gallery displayed differently between different mobile devices
  • Image looks different when viewed in image gallery vs. image editor
  • Image file errors allowed to be saved after using Remove Form operator
  • Two update buttons required to be clicked in operator dialogs when internet connection is broken then restored
  • Categories and descriptions of shared public images invisible on mobile devices
  • Unable to resize control panel for Step Height on mobile devices
  • Various UI fixes

#18

April 4, 2018

Features

  • Applying Operator to image no longer automatically saves the image
  • Volume analysis mode is now available
  • Bearing ratio analysis mode is now available

Improvements

  • User warned before overriding changes made in different browser tab
  • Update image details popup
    - Share toggle shifted left
    - Allow any character in name and title
    - Rename Biological (Insects, Seashells) as Biological
  • Update Date filter choices (conform with Google)
  • Update Public Gallery search options and behavior
  • Support for “Open in link in new tab” for items in My Images gallery
  • Open image or folder in new tab when clicked using center mouse button in My Images
  • ProfilmOnline features and UI updated to match Profilm desktop application
  • Don’t show unsaved warning when leaving page if only change was rotate, zoom, or pan
  • Restore analysis mode panel after applying operator
  • Update Roughness button icons, names, and instructions
  • Hide red ‘X’ in first row of Operation History
  • Eliminate check buttons to accept changes in display settings dialogs – changes are now applied immediately
  • Relocate legend in Remove Form (eliminate need for vertical scrolling)
  • Increased space for image names in both grid and list view Various UI improvements

Fixes

  • Uploading files with Angstrom units not working correctly
  • Warning about unsaved information appears after Save As is completed
  • Polygon created during Volume analysis is visible in FFT Filter and Remove Form
  • Page scrolls to bottom when Public info button clicked in image share options
  • User unable to create a folder within a folder
  • New color stop created when moving slider in Custom color gradient on mobile devices
  • Public share button displayed as active after sharing stopped
  • 3D view not visible after deleting an operation
  • Step-height result not saving in Line section
  • New account password not saving in the browser
  • Unable to download image source file on PC
  • Unable to rename folders using names used by other users
  • Vertical scroll bar in Move pop-up and Copy pop-up does not function correctly – user is unable to see all available target folders
  • Step-height Line level not working correctly
  • File change notice not appearing
  • Image editor default settings not reset on images with unsaved changes
  • Incorrect top view shown if download from open file cancelled
  • Image Gallery view of image different from view in Editor
  • Invalid display name notification not shown
  • UI Inconsistency between Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browser
  • Bugs when adding special characters in file name
  • Step-height results do not update after changing vertical slice position in step 1
  • Various mobile and desktop UI fixes

#19

April 11, 2018

Improvements

  • Update layout of Area Roughness to match desktop application
  • Update buttons for file view settings in My Images
  • Unobtrusive message displayed to notify image saved
  • New image controls bar for mobile devices

Fixes

  • Share link doesn't work if title has only special characters or if it contains Chinese language
  • Share link doesn't work if the image doesn't have a title saved
  • User is not notified of changes made to the file after clicking the back button
  • Graph Limits dialog box not correctly sized to show controls
  • Application crashes when using "Save As" in image editor
  • Renaming folder by changing capitalization is not possible
  • File upload progress bar not showing for list view in a newly created folder in My Images
  • Clicking the information icon activates Public and Savable settings within share settings
  • Clicking free space in the Areal Parameters control box disables the close button on mobile devices
  • Share settings dialog box scrolls to the bottom when attempting to edit the title

#20

April 19, 2018

Improvements

  • Change Image Viewer Back button caption to Return to My Images
  • For Copy function in My Images, set default destination folder as the source folder
  • For image Save as, set default destination folder as the source folder
  • Copy function in My Images opens a popup dialog instead of a side drawer
  • Add ability to hide the 3D View Grid Box lines
  • Reduce free space on operator dialog boxes to match the desktop application
  • Automatically scroll while dragging/dropping images in My Images
  • Add text formatting options for image description
  • Enforce categories and descriptions for publicly shared images
  • Change "Filter by" and "Clear filter" to “Search for” and “Clear search” in Image Gallery
  • Updated Area Roughness instructions
  • Updated Line Roughness instructions

Fixes

  • Area/Line Roughness close button becomes invisible after scrolling to the bottom of page for mobile users
  • Mobile users cannot save a file from the Public gallery
  • Bearing Ratio plot height values not converting to displayed units
  • Polygon utility sometimes misses mouse clicks

#21

May 10, 2018

New Features

  • Site navigation available within Image Editor

Improvements

  • Move Sign in button to top toolbar for mobile devices
  • Close navigation menu & toolbar with the browser back button on mobile devices
  • Move Image Properties to right side drawer
  • Cause Download button to download the current image the user is viewing
  • Add Help to tab bar in Image Editor
  • Update return button behavior in Image Viewer
  • Update toolbar behavior to only show selected section in Image Editor
  • Show invalid points as gray on the line in Slice and Step Height
  • Add ability to drag diagonal line in Step Height
  • Update image title when renaming the file name
  • Analysis results are now shown next to 3D view rather than on top of it
  • Add [X] button on the top-right corner for each operator dialog to allow cancel
  • Enlarge balls for Slice and Step Height in Top View image
  • Add success or error notifications after using Save As

Fixes

  • Unsaved image warning bug, Save button enabled bug
  • Account confirmation/reset password link doesn't open and shows Server Error 500
  • Shared image link not working
  • Left panel size not adjusting correctly after leaving mobile view
  • Label text for Return to My Images doesn't fit on the 2D image viewer
  • Notification of changes made to image not displayed before leaving unsaved image in Image Editor
  • Incorrect input behavior for Polynomial of order in Flatten operator on iOS devices
  • “Something went wrong” message displayed in Slice, Dimension, Line roughness, and Step Height for iOS mobile users
  • Incorrect back button label in Public gallery image viewer
  • "Something went wrong" message displayed when Dimension opened in Microsoft Edge
  • “Something went wrong" message displayed in Slice when the line is exposed outside the borders of the image in Microsoft Edge
  • In Dimension analysis, user can't activate circle when clicking on violet ball
  • In Dimension analysis, balls for dragging in "Lines" are invisible
  • Users can't move files to new folders
  • Cannot move Slice start point in Top View on mobile devices
  • Missing parameters in Area Roughness Settings
  • Images saved in Area Roughness analysis mode do not automatically reopen in Area Roughness analysis
  • Bearing Ratio graph shows as red box when millimeter for Height (Z) axis in Microsoft Edge browser
  • Toolbar doesn't respond when browser bar is hidden on mobile devices
  • Dimension analysis line invisible if image cropped
  • Flatten operator errors when defining polygon areas to include/exclude within other defined included/excluded polygons
  • Preview button not visible in all operators on mobile devices
  • App crashes when user adds large number of color stops in Custom color gradient
  • User unable to delete color stop on first attempt in Custom color gradient
  • Error received after saving changes to some images
  • Back button in My Images returns user to the main folder rather than the folder that contains the image

#22

May 25, 2018

New Features

  • Advanced cropping added including ellipse
  • FFT Filter Operator

Improvements

  • Display "Unknown" for missing values in Image Properties
  • Consistent dialog boxes on mobile devices
  • Updated placement for line and endpoint ball labels in Top View
  • Image editor menus and drawers close by browser back button on mobile devices
  • Add vertical bars between toolbar button groups and Return to My Images button
  • Change multiple displays of the same message to only show once
  • User now able to delete all links in image details and save the changes
  • Change Previous / Next button in the Accounts page

Fixes

  • Filtering by category in Public Gallery opens "Page not found"
  • Image properties not working for .sur files
  • Line and drag-and-drop balls on some features (e.g. Slice) not working correctly on mobile devices
  • User needs to tap twice for sorting in Public Gallery
  • Numbers are not placed on the image graph lines on mobile devices
  • Links in image 2D viewer are not clickable on mobile devices
  • Server Error 500 when browser is refreshed in 2D viewer
  • Various minor UI bugs
  • Default camera view button only works once in General Settings
  • Fix default camera position
  • Server error when user stops sharing an image
  • 3D view does not center when user returns from a mobile view or small browser window
  • Links in 2D viewer don’t open on mobile devices
  • 3D view thumbnails not working
  • User can't download an image file from editor view in the Edge browser
  • An invalid gap for the end edge in Slice being rendered incorrectly
  • Layout broken for Flatten operator on mobile devices
  • Field placeholder text is not updated when browser Autofill text is used
  • Return to My Images button becomes inactive with browser refresh
  • Unused empty space on Notification Settings page
  • Sharing icon still highlighted after clearing image search

#23

May 31, 2018

New Features

  • AFM Operator - Adjust Rows/Columns

Improvements

  • Updated font for Public Gallery items
  • Show line profile plane and Show intersection line for all file types uploaded
  • Added new Help content
  • 3D thumbnail automatically created during image upload

Fixes

  • Folder name can't be changed on mobile devices/mobile browser view
  • Page is resized when user hovers the mouse over tools in Edge browser
  • Stay signed in feature not working correctly
  • 3D image generating incorrectly after using Define regions in Crop tool
  • Toolbar sections overlapping in Edge browser
  • Copy dialog box doesn't close when folder with files copied

#24

June 5, 2018

Improvements

  • Hide 3D box z-lines when Show z grid lines disabled in General settings
  • Updated setting labels in General Settings
  • Step-height Line and Rectangle drawer width reduced
  • Update enable state of Public share toggle in Image Details dialog when description and category change
  • Special characters can be used in Image Gallery folder names
  • Add 3D View in Slice analysis results dialog (Mobile view)
  • Remove +/- button in image viewer on mobile devices

Fixes

  • Restricted area box from Area Roughness is visible in Level operator dialog box
  • Incorrect unit conversion from μm³ to mm³ for results in Volume analysis
  • Back button not working correctly on home page
  • Missing menu scrollbar on Android mobile devices
  • Image Properties displays "Unknown" in empty cells

#25

June 11, 2018

New Features

  • Particles / Grains analysis mode
  • Folder sharing – Share all images within a folder with one share link
  • “Remove Drift” AFM Operator

Improvements

  • Add AFM Operators toolbar on mobile devices
  • Forum user preferences emails are now working

Fixes

  • Unable to copy a file with history
  • Images saved with Slice cannot be opened on mobile devices
  • Save button is moved to the left on Notifications page
  • Incorrect spelling of millimeter in Units
  • Fix loading previews for old images in Public Gallery
  • File detail close button disappears when clicked in Firefox browser
  • User-entered Sal value not visible in Area Roughness on iOS browser
  • Back button on shared images doesn't work on mobile devices

#26

June 20, 2018

New Features

  • 2D Editor

Improvements

  • User alerted during sign in if email address has not been confirmed
  • Improved spacing/alignment for Operation History in Image Properties
  • Add Clear polyline button to FFT Filter/Manual on mobile devices
  • Images automatically loaded when scrolling down in Public Gallery
  • Automatically show tooltip hints when mouse pointer is hovered over an information icon
  • Automatically use a newly created custom color gradient

Fixes

  • Return to Images button disabled when open image from Public Gallery is refreshed
  • No notification that user must update to see new statistics in Particles/Grains
  • Sign in/up button overlapping toolbar in Public Gallery
  • Manual color range settings difficult to change on mobile devices
  • FFT Filter hints are shaky on iOS devices
  • Incorrect date shown for "Uploaded At" in image details after being saved

#27

June 27, 2018

Improvements

  • AFM Operator - Adjust Rows/Columns Line user-defined selection automatically orients for rows or column adjustment
  • User alert for unverified account now includes length of time until account removed
  • Add 3D image view in analysis mode dialogs for mobile
  • Reduce minimum default width of Line and Rectangles step height
  • Improve touch experience for slice plane in top view (mobile)
  • Updated visual styles for toolbars
  • Add 3D view in General and 3D Lighting dialogs
  • Various UI improvements

Fixes

  • Public Gallery image search categories and filters working incorrectly
  • Image colors swapped when selecting “Below threshold” in settings for Particles/Grains
  • “Back to My Images” button not working correctly after page refresh in Safari/iOS
  • After editing a custom gradient in Color Scale, a new gradient is created
  • Not all Particles/Grains statistics data are displayed on mobile devices
  • Particles/Grains threshold slider causes scrolling (mobile)"Exclude particles/grains touching edges" in Particle/Grains work correctly
  • File name disappears during edit when using “Save As” for an image on iOS devices
  • Back button not active after a change in General Settings on mobile devices